The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Adobe Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 181 180 195
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing Adobe 601 565 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.18% 1.16% 1.01%
As % of the Vendors category 2.56% 2.48% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 353 303
Average daily rate
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£325 £319 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £160 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 17
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.00 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £114.00 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £20.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-28.39% +12.50%
Adobe
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23490 22821 24519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.97% 46.72% 46.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13500 12999 12854
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1046 1044 1231
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.91
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +2.52%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in England

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Adobe across the England region.

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in England

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in England

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the England region.

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in England

Adobe
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Adobe Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 336 £325 - 104
South East +22 89 £313 +50.60% 29
North West +30 54 £340 -2.85% 16
East of England -39 36 £350 +6.06% 10
Yorkshire +9 28 £160 -46.66% 9
West Midlands -15 26 £275 -3.50% 6
East Midlands +19 20 £426 +468.33% 11
South West -35 6 £364 +24.35% 21
North East -22 1 £400 +180.70% 1
Adobe
UK

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Adobe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adobe.

1 553 (46.01%) HTML
2 468 (38.94%) CSS
3 459 (38.19%) Photoshop
4 361 (30.03%) JavaScript
5 325 (27.04%) Adobe Illustrator
6 259 (21.55%) HTML5
7 219 (18.22%) Java
8 192 (15.97%) Marketing
9 185 (15.39%) Adobe CQ
10 169 (14.06%) jQuery
11 161 (13.39%) Flash
12 156 (12.98%) CSS3
13 127 (10.57%) XML
14 126 (10.48%) Degree
15 124 (10.32%) Microsoft
16 122 (10.15%) Agile Software Development
17 121 (10.07%) InDesign
17 121 (10.07%) Finance
18 113 (9.40%) E-Commerce
19 107 (8.90%) CMS
20 104 (8.65%) Axure RP
21 98 (8.15%) Dreamweaver
22 97 (8.07%) OO
23 95 (7.90%) MS Office
24 90 (7.49%) Adobe Captivate
24 90 (7.49%) Web Design
25 87 (7.24%) Responsive Web Design
26 86 (7.15%) E-Learning
27 84 (6.99%) AngularJS
28 83 (6.91%) Analytics

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Adobe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adobe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 185 (15.39%) Adobe CQ
2 107 (8.90%) CMS
3 45 (3.74%) SharePoint
4 18 (1.50%) WordPress
5 17 (1.41%) Node.js
6 16 (1.33%) WebSphere
7 15 (1.25%) WebLogic
8 13 (1.08%) Tomcat
9 12 (1.00%) LiveCycle
10 11 (0.92%) IBM Notes
11 10 (0.83%) Documentum
11 10 (0.83%) SAS
11 10 (0.83%) FileNet
12 9 (0.75%) Drupal
12 9 (0.75%) IIS
12 9 (0.75%) Apache Solr
13 8 (0.67%) Apache
13 8 (0.67%) ArcGIS
14 7 (0.58%) ArcSDE
14 7 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 459 (38.19%) Photoshop
2 325 (27.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 121 (10.07%) InDesign
4 95 (7.90%) MS Office
5 90 (7.49%) Adobe Captivate
6 64 (5.32%) MS Excel
7 58 (4.83%) Fireworks
7 58 (4.83%) OmniGraffle
8 51 (4.24%) Adobe After Effects
9 39 (3.24%) MS PowerPoint
10 33 (2.75%) Acrobat
11 25 (2.08%) MS Visio
12 15 (1.25%) MS Project
12 15 (1.25%) AutoCAD
13 12 (1.00%) Revit
14 9 (0.75%) Final Cut Pro
14 9 (0.75%) SPSS
15 7 (0.58%) InfoPath
15 7 (0.58%) CINEMA 4D
15 7 (0.58%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 31 (2.58%) SiteCatalyst
2 11 (0.92%) Magento
2 11 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.58%) Google Analytics
4 6 (0.50%) Murex MxG2000
5 5 (0.42%) WebTrends
5 5 (0.42%) SAP CRM
5 5 (0.42%) Maximo
6 4 (0.33%) TRIRIGA
7 3 (0.25%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.25%) SAP HCM
7 3 (0.25%) SAP HR-PA
7 3 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.083%) LatentZero
8 1 (0.083%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.083%) Tridion
8 1 (0.083%) SAP MII
8 1 (0.083%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.083%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.83%) SaaS
2 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.25%) IaaS
2 3 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.083%) Responsys
3 1 (0.083%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.083%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.083%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.083%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.91%) Internet
2 38 (3.16%) Intranet
3 13 (1.08%) LAN
4 7 (0.58%) FTP
4 7 (0.58%) HTTP
5 6 (0.50%) Extranet
5 6 (0.50%) VPN
5 6 (0.50%) DNS
6 5 (0.42%) Firewall
7 4 (0.33%) SSL
7 4 (0.33%) WAN
8 3 (0.25%) DHCP
8 3 (0.25%) SAN
8 3 (0.25%) PuTTY
9 2 (0.17%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.17%) 3G
9 2 (0.17%) DSL
9 2 (0.17%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.083%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.083%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (2.66%) SQL Server
2 26 (2.16%) MySQL
3 13 (1.08%) NoSQL
3 13 (1.08%) Big Data
3 13 (1.08%) Oracle Database
4 9 (0.75%) Relational Database
4 9 (0.75%) MongoDB
4 9 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (0.58%) InterSystems Cache
6 6 (0.50%) NonStop SQL
7 5 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.33%) SQL Navigator
8 4 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.25%) Spotfire
9 3 (0.25%) QlikView
9 3 (0.25%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (0.17%) Pentaho
10 2 (0.17%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 104 (8.65%) Axure RP
2 98 (8.15%) Dreamweaver
3 61 (5.07%) Subversion
4 50 (4.16%) Git (software)
5 47 (3.91%) WebDriver
6 35 (2.91%) Cucumber
6 35 (2.91%) Grunt
7 31 (2.58%) Jenkins
7 31 (2.58%) TeamCity
8 29 (2.41%) Selenium
9 26 (2.16%) JUnit
9 26 (2.16%) Hudson
10 24 (2.00%) Bower
11 23 (1.91%) Mockito
11 23 (1.91%) JBehave
11 23 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 21 (1.75%) Maven
13 20 (1.66%) Visual Studio
14 18 (1.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 15 (1.25%) Eclipse
General
1 192 (15.97%) Marketing
2 121 (10.07%) Finance
3 75 (6.24%) Banking
4 54 (4.49%) Publishing
5 50 (4.16%) Retail
6 38 (3.16%) Advertising
7 29 (2.41%) Front Office
8 26 (2.16%) Legal
9 25 (2.08%) Multimedia
10 24 (2.00%) Investment Banking
11 22 (1.83%) Automotive
12 19 (1.58%) Manufacturing
13 18 (1.50%) Telecoms
14 15 (1.25%) Games
15 8 (0.67%) Law
16 7 (0.58%) Back Office
16 7 (0.58%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.42%) Electronics
17 5 (0.42%) Military
18 4 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 442 (36.77%) Developer
2 386 (32.11%) Designer
3 92 (7.65%) User Experience Designer
4 87 (7.24%) Analyst
4 87 (7.24%) Web Designer
5 80 (6.66%) Web Developer
6 75 (6.24%) Front-End Developer
7 61 (5.07%) UI Designer
8 59 (4.91%) Architect
9 52 (4.33%) Digital Designer
10 49 (4.08%) UI Developer
11 47 (3.91%) Graphic Designer
12 46 (3.83%) Visual Designer
13 41 (3.41%) UI Programmer
13 41 (3.41%) Java Developer
14 38 (3.16%) Consultant
15 35 (2.91%) Trainer
16 32 (2.66%) Junior
17 30 (2.50%) Photoshop Designer
18 29 (2.41%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 553 (46.01%) HTML
2 468 (38.94%) CSS
3 259 (21.55%) HTML5
4 169 (14.06%) jQuery
5 161 (13.39%) Flash
6 156 (12.98%) CSS3
7 127 (10.57%) XML
8 84 (6.99%) AngularJS
9 71 (5.91%) XHTML
10 69 (5.74%) Apache Flex
11 58 (4.83%) Ajax
12 47 (3.91%) .NET
13 42 (3.49%) JSON
14 35 (2.91%) Spring
15 34 (2.83%) Sass
16 31 (2.58%) JSP
17 30 (2.50%) Web Services
18 28 (2.33%) ASP.NET
19 26 (2.16%) RESTful
20 25 (2.08%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 86 (7.15%) E-Learning
2 83 (6.91%) Mobile App
3 69 (5.74%) Social Media
4 59 (4.91%) Graphic Design
5 45 (3.74%) Animation
6 42 (3.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 27 (2.25%) W3C
8 23 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
8 23 (1.91%) RIA
8 23 (1.91%) iPhone
9 20 (1.66%) Visualisation
9 20 (1.66%) Open Source
10 19 (1.58%) Computer Science
11 18 (1.50%) Copywriting
12 15 (1.25%) Management Information System
13 14 (1.16%) Learning Management System
14 13 (1.08%) New Media
14 13 (1.08%) Video Editing
15 12 (1.00%) Photography
15 12 (1.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 76 (6.32%) Windows
2 75 (6.24%) Android
3 53 (4.41%) Linux
4 52 (4.33%) Apple iOS
5 34 (2.83%) UNIX
6 26 (2.16%) Windows 7
7 24 (2.00%) Windows XP
8 18 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.75%) Mac OS
11 8 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.58%) Windows Vista
12 7 (0.58%) Windows 2000
13 6 (0.50%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.25%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.17%) Solaris
16 1 (0.083%) HPUX
16 1 (0.083%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (10.15%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (9.40%) E-Commerce
3 97 (8.07%) OO
4 90 (7.49%) Web Design
5 87 (7.24%) Responsive Web Design
6 83 (6.91%) Content Management
6 83 (6.91%) Analytics
7 72 (5.99%) Scrum
8 61 (5.07%) SEO
9 59 (4.91%) Project Management
10 56 (4.66%) Web Development
11 50 (4.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 50 (4.16%) TDD
12 44 (3.66%) Continuous Integration
13 43 (3.58%) MVC
14 41 (3.41%) SOA
15 38 (3.16%) Workflow
15 38 (3.16%) Web Analytics
15 38 (3.16%) Digital Marketing
15 38 (3.16%) User Experience Design
Programming Languages
1 361 (30.03%) JavaScript
2 219 (18.22%) Java
3 65 (5.41%) SQL
4 57 (4.74%) PHP
5 42 (3.49%) C#
6 34 (2.83%) ActionScript
7 22 (1.83%) ActionScript 3.0
8 19 (1.58%) C++
9 17 (1.41%) Ruby
10 16 (1.33%) PL/SQL
11 14 (1.16%) Python
12 13 (1.08%) Shell Script
12 13 (1.08%) ActionScript 2.0
13 8 (0.67%) C
14 7 (0.58%) Perl
15 6 (0.50%) XAML
15 6 (0.50%) ABAP
16 5 (0.42%) SAPscript
16 5 (0.42%) XPath
17 4 (0.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 126 (10.48%) Degree
2 29 (2.41%) Security Cleared
3 19 (1.58%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.42%) MCP
5 5 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.17%) MOS
6 2 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.17%) MCSE
6 2 (0.17%) CCNA
6 2 (0.17%) ISEB
6 2 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.17%) MCITP
6 2 (0.17%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.083%) HP AIS
7 1 (0.083%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.083%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.083%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.083%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.083%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (1.91%) QA
2 6 (0.50%) WAI
3 5 (0.42%) SLA
4 4 (0.33%) WCAG
5 2 (0.17%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.083%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.17%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.083%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.083%) vSphere
4 1 (0.083%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 6 (0.50%) SCCM
2 4 (0.33%) Puppet
3 3 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.25%) OpenSSO
3 3 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (0.25%) CA SiteMinder
4 2 (0.17%) Nagios
4 2 (0.17%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.17%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.083%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.083%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.083%) Salt
5 1 (0.083%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 124 (10.32%) Microsoft
2 81 (6.74%) Oracle
3 50 (4.16%) SAP
4 22 (1.83%) Apple
5 21 (1.75%) VMware
6 20 (1.66%) Orchard
6 20 (1.66%) Cisco
6 20 (1.66%) Citrix
7 19 (1.58%) McAfee
8 18 (1.50%) Red Hat
8 18 (1.50%) hybris
9 17 (1.41%) Symantec
10 16 (1.33%) IBM
11 15 (1.25%) Omniture
12 14 (1.16%) Facebook
13 13 (1.08%) DoubleClick
14 11 (0.92%) Google
14 11 (0.92%) JBoss
14 11 (0.92%) Lotus
15 10 (0.83%) CA
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